Darayus Kolah joined Abel Design Group as Associate Principal after more than 22 years with Brand+Allen Architects, where he served as Project Architect on numerous stores for jewelry and luxury goods retailers such as Louis Vuitton, Fendi, and Swarovski Crystal. He has extensive dining facility experience through his work for the Landry’s, Inc. family of restaurants. He holds a Master of Architecture and Urban Planning degree from Washington University and is a registered Architect in the State of Texas. His technical background permits conceptual designs to readily develop into realistic and budget-conscious final designs whilst maintaining the unique details that impart an acute awareness to context and user interface for each of his projects. His experience includes design and project management for commercial interiors, museum gift shops, jewelry stores, multi-store shopping centers, and showrooms for clients across the United States and internationally.